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Title Images of immigrants and refugees in western Europe : media representations, public opinion and refugees' experiences / edited by Leen d'Haenens, Willem Joris, and François Heinderyckx.

Publication Info. Leuven (Belgium) : Leuven University Press, 2019.


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Description 1 online resource (217 pages) : illustrations
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Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Summary The topic of migration has become particularly contentious in national and international debates. Media have a discernable impact on overall societal attitudes towards this phenomenon. Polls show time and again that immigration is one of the most important issues occupying people's minds. This book examines the dynamic interplay between media representations of migrants and refugees on the one hand and the governmental and societal (re)actions to these on the other. Largely focusing on Belgium and Sweden, this collection of interdisciplinary research essays attempts to unravel the determinants of people's preferences regarding migration policy, expectations towards newcomers, and economic, humanitarian and cultural concerns about immigration's effect on the majority population's life. Whilst migrants and refugees remain voiceless and highly underrepresented in the legacy media, this volume allows their voices to be heard.
Note Print version record.
Subject Emigration and immigration -- Press coverage.
Refugees -- Press coverage.
Refugees -- Belgium -- Public opinion.
Refugees -- Sweden -- Public opinion.
Belgium -- Emigration and immigration -- Public opinion.
Sweden -- Emigration and immigration -- Public opinion.
Emigration and immigration -- Press coverage. (OCoLC)fst00908711
Emigration and immigration -- Public opinion. (OCoLC)fst00908713
Refugees -- Press coverage. (OCoLC)fst01092833
Refugees -- Public opinion. (OCoLC)fst01092837
Belgium. (OCoLC)fst01210278
Sweden. (OCoLC)fst01204537
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Electronic books.
Added Author Haenens, L. d' (Leen), editor.
Joris, Willem, editor.
Heinderyckx, François, editor.
Other Form: Print version: Images of immigrants and refugees. Media representations, public opinion and refugees' experiences. Leuven : Leuven UP 2019 9789462701809 (OCoLC)1086332888
ISBN 9789461662811 (electronic bk.)
9461662815 (electronic bk.)
Standard No. AU@ 000065455668
AU@ 000065479114

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